Education

Wasatch County
2:18 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Interview With Wasatch Superintendent Terry Shoemaker

Terry Shoemaker

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher spoke with Wasatch School District Superintendent Terry Shoemaker on Tuesday  about a number of issues, including the budget, new growth and the digital conversion program Here's the interview in its entirety.

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Wasatch High School
1:40 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Wasatch School District Seems To Be Growing In Many Ways

The Wasatch School district is seeing growth in the district, more tax revenue and hopes to add even more revenue with the sale of the old Wasatch High school campus as the nearly 10 acres get sold off in parcels. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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AP NEWS
11:26 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Utah Woman To Be Chief Of National Teacher's Union

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah woman who began her career as a lunch lady and was later named the 1989 Utah Teacher of the Year has been elected to lead the nation's largest labor union.

Lily Eskelsen Garcia was elected president of the National Education Association last week. She will begin her term September 1.

Outgoing president Dennis Van Roeke predicted Eskelsen Garcia will be the most dynamic spokesperson the NEA has ever had, and will continue to push equity and social justice.

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Park City School District
2:26 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

PCSD Seeks Builder For New Building

Park City School District is seeking a builder for the controversial $5,000,000 building - although exact uses for the building are still percolating. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
3:56 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Ehlers Plans To Run For The District 4 Seat

While there is a race between four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City school board, JJ Ehlers is the only one on the ballot for District 4 on November's ballot. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School District
4:10 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Hickey Discusses Park City School District's Budget

With little distraction, the Park City School Board approved a tentative budget Tuesday that calls for $3,000,000 tax increase, but the school board president says taxpayers will still be paying less for education than they were a few years ago. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Payne Plans To Square Off The Candidates At Tuesday's Elections

Doug Payne is one of four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City School Board. He'll square off against the others at Tuesday's primary elections. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:44 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Lowsma Discusses Campaign For Park City School Board

The June 24th Primary election will bring four Park City school board candidates for the district 5 seat to the voters - narrowing those down to two for the November ballot. One of those candidates is Ed Lowsma, a father of five with a strong military background. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
2:15 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Eihausen Talks Campaign For Board Of Education Seat

Park City Board of Education candidate Julie Eihausen will square off against three others for the district five school board seat in the June 24th primary election. Lynn Ware Peek has more.  

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Park City School District
1:07 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

PCSD Plans To Discuss A Tax Hike At Tomorrow's Meeting

The Park City School Board will consider a $3,000,000 tax hike at its meeting tomorrow. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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